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A Collection of Exquisite Small Persian Tribal Weavings
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Silk and wool chanta
Shahsavan Confederacy
Veramin region
Northwest Persia
Circa 1880
Size: 20 x 22 cm (7.5 x 8.5 in.)


Knot count: 16 wrapping wefts/inch.
Colours: orange red, purple red, maroon, sky blue, light blue, dark blue, light yellow, green, ivory (9).
Condition: complete with back and original blockprint lining.
Notes: Although I know of Shahsavan silk bags, I have never seen anything comparable to this particular type.
Provenance: Edi Egli Collection, St. Gallen.

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